Le Pont-Neuf et la Pompe de la Samaritaine, vue du quai de la Mégisserie, painting by Nicolas Raguenet (circa 1750-1760).
The debate over the place of cars in cities may seem recent, but pamphlets published during the French Revolution show that the battle was raging before the first automobile even saw the light of day.
The questions raised by the region's failed bid for independence remain unanswered. And key figures remain in prison.
Demonstration of support of refugees, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2015.
How can a hashtag supportive of refugees be hijacked by those opposing them? An empirical study explores the process.
Open gates, good food and communal living make for a very different approach to incarceration.
A polling station in Texas.
While the US sends observers around the world to monitor elections, few will be present during the 2018 midterms in the US.
France, Germany and other European countries are increasing their use of renewable energy sources as well as storage solutions to help overcome their intermittent nature.
She’s down, but is she out?
German politics is experiencing a major shift. Merkel knows her time is up.
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In the sense understood by François Jullien, the Chinese "thought language" allows us to change our view of Europe.
Up for hovering in the middle for a bit longer.
Both sides seem open to a longer Article 50 process after talks in Brussels went nowhere.
City Skyline and Main River in Frankfurt, Germany.
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Economic polarisation across Europe is becoming an important phenomenon, in part driven by monetary policies that can increase office prices and can even affect the fundamentals that drive the markets.
The management of green spaces in Valldaura.
In a context marked by major ecological, social and economic changes, cities are at the heart of transitions.
The statue of Christopher Columbus in Columbus Circle, New York City.
Christopher Columbus' 1492 voyage was really a journey into the unknown. Centuries of conventional wisdom had conditioned him to believe that bizarre beasts and 'monstrous men' would be awaiting him.
Are you taking steps to keep your data safe?
On May 25, 2018, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. Four months later, how has the law changed people's perceptions and behaviour?
We humans have a tendency to avoid making decisions when we've got a lot of options and when we fear being blamed for our choice. Sound familiar?
Migrants in Sangatte, 2008.
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Little thought has been accorded to the way in which political and bureaucratic actors prioritise certain lives over others in their (non) decision-making.
Prime minister Stefan Lofven remains in post, vowing to open talks with other parties.
While forming a government will be difficult, this situation was expected and our politics is, above all, practical.
Sweden Democrats party leader Jimmie Akesson on the campaign trail.
The anti-immigration, pro-Swexit party could take up to 21% of the vote this weekend.
Decades of top-level talks have failed to produce a solution. So why not get citizens involved?
Understanding the first world war is an exercise in comprehending the depth of human commitment to destruction, violence and resilience at a scale never experienced before 1914.
More than 16 million people lost their lives in world war one. Over a century later, we are still asking – for what?
Stefan Löfven and his Social Democratic Party could lose voters over how the government has handled the refugee crisis.